Planning Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

The Planning Manager is responsible for ensuring operating policies and procedures for managing all phases of production scheduling, forecasting, and supply planning. They will manage improvements through the use of SAP and other company approved programs.


  • Serve as primary point of contact as it relates to scheduling, forecasting, and supply planning.
  • Collaborates cross functionally to establish schedule and plans that allocate available resources to best serve customer needs
  • Act as the liaison between the business and manufacturing operations - leading daily planning meetings with them and coordinating downtime and changeovers, etc.
  • Support production by sequencing the schedule to maximize output and minimize changeover time while taking into account customer priority.
  • Provide accurate lead time to Customer Service and Sales.
  • Manage load leveling and raise awareness of bottlenecks in manufacturing
  • Engage in capacity management with cross functional teams.
  • Facilitates and participates in recurring and ad-hoc scheduling, demand, and supply meetings with cross functional teams.
  • Maintains appropriate planning parameters in SAP and other systems and tools.
  • Maintains and reports on key KPI's.
  • Support the launch of new programs / products
  • Optimize inventory levels, minimize excess and obsolete inventory, and strive for 100% on time delivery to the customer as well as other plants.
  • Monitors raw material consumption and develops plans to maintain production needs
  • Generates reports to Division as necessary
  • Performs other related duties as required
Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in business management, supply chain/operations, or engineering.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of operations experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment with experience in the use of lean principles
  • Preferred SAP, Power BI, and Logility experience
  • Ability to work cross-functionally both internally and externally with customers
  • Ability to quickly and accurately analyze problems and provide viable solutions using proven lean methodology
  • Strategic thinker, with strong analytical skills, able to synthesize considerable and complex data
  • Proven organizational, project management, and leadership skills
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing operations and supply chain
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and be willing to work in a team-oriented environment

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